Contributed by Sermoncentral on Mar 8, 2004
THE BLOOD OF CHRIST- COMMUNION MEDITATION
If you’ve seen Mel Gibson’s “The Passion of the Christ,” you probably remember the scene of Jesus’ scourging. It’s rather hard to forget the whip with steel and bone and glass knotted in its leather striking Jesus over and over again.
There is a
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Feb 9, 2006
"The blood of Christ stands not simply for the sting of sin on God but the scourge of God on sin, not simply for God’s sorrow over sin,
The New Covenant in the blood of Christ, which we re-present at this hour, is the fulfillment of the Old. We forget this important reality at our peril, because it leads us to either pass by our indebtedness to our older brothers, the Jews, or, like certain preachers, think
Contributed by Sermoncentral on May 1, 2010
LUTHER’S INK STAIN
Some of you may know someone who has visited the WARTBURG CASTLE in Eisenach, German. The tour guide regularly points out to the black spot on one of the walls of the room which Luther occupied during his benevolently intended imprisonment. Let me share the legend connected
Contributed by Donnie Martin on May 10, 2010
When evangelist John Wesley (1703-1791) was returning home from a service one night, he was robbed. The thief, however, found his victim to have only a little money and some Christian literature. As the bandit was leaving, Wesley called out, “Stop! I have something more to give you.” The surprised
Contributed by Rodelio Mallari on Nov 10, 2010
A CHAMPION BLOOD DONOR
Joe Kerkofsky is America's blood-donor champion. The American Association of Blood Banks will honor the 62-year-old retired security guard at a special presentation in Chicago.
Mr. Kerkofsky lost an arm in an accident when he was six. He was thence rejected for military
Contributed by Sermoncentral on May 3, 2011
DOES YOUR GOD BLEED?
A little boy went up to a missionary Sunday School leader in a pagan country. The boy said, "I like what you say about the God of the Bible but I can’t see him. But if I go to the temple I can see my God."
The missionary said to the little boy, "Listen, does your God
Contributed by Ronnie Knight on May 9, 2008
Spurgeon said it like this, “With out the shedding of blood there is no remission. Every drop of blood which flowed out of Jesus’ body is still in existence, and it is just as it was over 2,000 years ago wiping away the sins of mankind. The blood has been shed – the incorruptible, eternal, divine,
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Aug 11, 2008
THE VALUE OF THE BLOOD
Several years ago in Oshawa, Ontario, Canada, George and Vera Bajenksi’s lives were changed forever. February 16, 1989, on a very normal Thursday morning, the phone rang at 9:15 a.m. "There’s been an accident..." It involved their son Ben.
As they approached the
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Aug 1, 2011
THE SHEPHERD'S BLOOD
In 1972, a shepherd had brought his sheep into a walled-off, enclosed area for the night, and he had just gone to sleep when he heard a commotion. He quickly rushed over to where the sound was coming from and to his horror he discovered that a wolf was in the process of
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Aug 4, 2011
CHEAP PURCHASE--HIGH PRICE
In Decision magazine some time ago, Karen Morerod wrote about shopping in a store for a sweater. She was looking for one at minimal cost, so she went to the clearance rack. As she flipped through the sweaters, one caught her eye. It was the right color and the right
Contributed by Curry Pikkaart on Sep 9, 2011
STAIN REMOVAL: HOMEBOY INDUSTRIES
Father Greg Boyle is in the business of erasing the past. A Jesuit priest, he is the founder and director of Homeboy Industries in East Los Angeles.
Father Boyle put together a team of physicians trained in the laser technology of tattoo removal. The team is
Contributed by Johnny Palmer on Dec 8, 2011
J. P. MORGAN'S WILL
When Mr. J. P. Morgan, the American financier, the multimillionaire, died some years ago, it was found that the year before his death, he had made his will. It consisted of about 10,000 words and contained thirty-seven articles.
He made many transactions--some
"Bad blood" is an English phrase referring to enmity between two (or more) people or groups. This is a reference to the breaking of military covenants.
Not too long ago in the 19th century leeches were enjoying a golden age. Millions were raised for medical use as their fame as a
Christ assumed a true body of our nature. And because it is the special feature of friendship to live together with friends, He promises us His bodily presence as a reward... Yet meanwhile in our pilgrimage He does not deprive us of His bodily presence but unites us with Himself in this sacrament
Contributed by Jeff Strite on Mar 24, 2013
THE BLOOD AND WATER
Before I became a minister I attended a secular college for a couple of years. While I was there I took several classes I thought would help me when I went to Bible college, and some of those classes were in Philosophy.
Now Philosophy and Christianity are somewhat at
Contributed by Charles Jones on Oct 21, 2008
Because the blood is the life of man, and of all flesh,and man’s blood became corrupted by the entrance of sin, sinless blood was needed to redeem man because “the children are partakers of flesh and blood” it was necessary that the etrnal Son of God, by reason of the Everlasting Covenent ,take
Contributed by Mark Eberly on Nov 18, 2008
Several years ago I worked during the summer as a chaplain in a large hospital in Dayton. Part of my responsibilities was to be “on call” every other weekend for a 24 hour period. We had to remain at the hospital but be available if and when a need arose for a chaplain. Many times the need was
Contributed by Paul Carlson on Jan 25, 2010
Saving blood drives! Kalani, Kaiser holding life-saving blood drives!
Everybody has it! Everybody needs it!
„» Cancer „» Heart and blood vessel disease „» Emergencies such as car accidents/burns
This red liquid carries oxygen and nutrients to all parts of the body, and carries carbon
We are living in a time in which millions of people are exploring alternatives to traditional Western Medicine. This has been called an “holistic health explosion”. We realize, of course, that traditional Western Medicine is very valuable and, for most of us, when we get sick, it is the first place